Most people have a mantra, quote, idea or tool in their lives that has been critical to their personal or professional development. Words and ideas can indeed change the way people think and behave.

Elisa Levy has been researching and writing on conflict resolution, people skills and women's human rights since 1996. She has co-authored a book for the United Nations, published reports and papers on global conflict resolution and violence against women, and has a column on people skills in a South Florida newspaper.

Elisa researches and writes on three topics:

Communication, Leadership and People Skills
For over five years, Elisa Levy has been publishing a column called "People Smarts" in a South Florida newspaper and in business/HR journals. Her subjects include, communication skills, leadership and management, customer service, forgiveness, self esteem, negotiation skills and others. She dedicates a series of four columns to each topic. To read any of Elisa's articles, CLICK HERE

Women's Rights and Violence Against Women
Approximately 25 percent of the world's women experiences some form of violence in their lifetimes. While nations around the world have made tremendous strides in this areas over the past several decades, violence against women in all of its forms: sexual, physical, verbal is pervasive in every corner of the globe.

Elisa Levy has been researching and writing on violence against women and girls for more than a decade. In 2000, she co-authored a book on violence against women for the United Nations, and has been writing on the topic since. To see Elisa's publications, CLICK HERE

International Conflict Resolution
There has never been a time recorded in human history without conflict. The nature of it, however, has changed immensely. Wars have moved from battlefields to communities, and the majority of casualties has shifted from soldiers to civilians. As global conflict changes, so must responses to it. Elisa Levy has researched and written about conflicts around the world from West Africa to Southeastern Europe. To view Elisa's published work on international conflict resolution, CLICK HERE